Ford Tri-Motor "The Kansas City" At Municpial Airport

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Photograph of Eleanor Beach, daughter of Kansas City Mayor Albert I. Beach, and Henry McElroy, Jr., and other unidentified people on a raised platform for the christening of "The Kansas City", a Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) Ford Tri-Motor airplane. TAT merged with Transcontinental and Western Air (TWA) the following year.

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Date: 
June 22nd 1929
Modern Location: 
300 Richards Road
Kansas City, MO
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39.11793, -94.5922
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Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
General Collection, P1, Airports--Municipal, #41
Digital Object Identifier: 
10000112
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